The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 24 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 15 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.76% 2.86% 15.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 8.11% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 7
Median daily rate £400 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.32% 35.24% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 18
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for XML.

1 9 (56.25%) HTML
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) JSON
2 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
4 6 (37.50%) QA
4 6 (37.50%) CSS3
4 6 (37.50%) Twitter
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
6 4 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
6 4 (25.00%) Metaprogramming
6 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (25.00%) DB2
6 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio
6 4 (25.00%) Korn
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (25.00%) DB2
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Babel
1 2 (12.50%) Jasmine
1 2 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (12.50%) PhantomJS
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) JSON
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
3 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (37.50%) CSS3
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) JMS
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (12.50%) Ajax
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 1 (6.25%) EJB
8 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (6.25%) JDBC
8 1 (6.25%) JSP
8 1 (6.25%) Servlets
8 1 (6.25%) XHTML
8 1 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Energy
2 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Metaprogramming
1 4 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
1 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Coaching
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Process Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.25%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) SOLID
4 1 (6.25%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Korn
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) ECMAScript
5 2 (12.50%) ES6
5 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) SPARQL
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Twitter
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio